A silver and cloisonné enamel bellpush, probably by Feodor Rückert, 1908-1917
circular, with scrolls and geometric motifs in shades of green and blue on brown grounds, the push-piece set with a
green nephrite cabochon, replaced wooden base, 88 standard
diameter 7.6cm, 3in.
Overall in very good condition, with some time wear, very minor enamel cracks next to the push piece and minor enamel abrasions and nicks around the edges.
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